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October 30, 2009

S.F. AIDS meeting has real-world focus

"More than 3,000 public policy experts, health educators, patients and their advocates are expected to attend this week's U.S. Conference on AIDS in San Francisco. ...

"A lot of AIDS and HIV conferences are about the data and the numbers and the research, or they're for the doctors. This is really geared toward the grassroots people," said Jason Riggs, a spokesman for the Stop AIDS Project in San Francisco. "It's about providing training and networking, so people can advocate in their own communities for the things that people affected by HIV really need."

Read more in San Francisco Chronicle, October 29, 2009.